The current offering from Skylum (as at Jan 2023) is Luminar Neo.

It offers extensive AI based editing functionality. It has powerful editing filters, layers (so you can do things like replace skies, and make composit images, apply texture overlays etc). It has denoise filters, upscaling and a host of other features. As these change regularly, I suggest you do a web search for recent reviews (don’t use older reviews, they can be misleading, but here is one that is current as I write this (jan 2023)

The user interface is straight forward and logical, and includes tabs for file management (catalog) and editing. It supports editing presets that can be useful to quickly apply a suite of editing steps to a photo (or a batch of photos).

Among the touted feature list (some of these are in the extensions pack at extra cost):

  • AI Enhance
  • Supercontrast
  • Power line removal AI
  • Sky replacement AI
  • Mask AI
  • Layers
  • Portrait Bokeh AI
  • Portrait background removal AI
  • Face AI (lots of tools for smoothing skin, reshaping faces/eyes/noses etc, removing bags under eyes etc etc.)
  • Relight AI
  • Noise Reduction
  • Focus Stacking
  • Upscale
  • Supersharp (Sharpening tool)

Skylum allow you to download a 30-day trial, so you can see if it suits your needs before purchase.

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